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Anthropology and global counterinsurgency / edited by John D. Kelly ... [et al.]
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2010
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 3rd Floor  GN560.U6 A58 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Political anthropology -- United States
War and society -- United States
Counterinsurgency -- United States
Subject United States -- Foreign relations
United States -- Military policy
Physical Description vii, 397 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-379) and index
Contents Bluing green in the Maldives: countering citizen insurgency by "Civil"-izing National Security / Beatrice Jauregui -- Phantom power: notes on provesionality in Haiti / Greg Beckett -- The categorization of people as targets of violence: a perspective on the Colombian armed conflict / Paola Castāno -- Seeing red: Mao fetishism, Pax Americana, and the moral economy of war / John D. Kelly -- Paranoid styles of nationalism after the Cold War: notes from and invasion of the Amazon / Sean T. Mitchell -- Hungry wolves, inclement storms: commodified fantasies of American imperial power in contemporary Turkey / Jeremy Walton -- Rwandan rebels and U.S. Federal prosecutors: American power, violence, and the pursuit of justice in the age of the war on terror / Elizabeth Garland -- Weapons, passports, and news: Palestinian perceptions of U.S. power as a mediator of war / Amahl Bishara -- The Cold War present: the logic of defense time / Mihir Pandya -- The uses of anthropology in the insurgent age / Dustin M. Wax -- Small wars and counterinsurgency / James L. Hevia -- Repetition compulsion? Counterinsurgency bravado in Iraq and Vietnam / Kurt Jacobsen -- Counterinsurgency, The Spook, and Blowback / Joseph Masco -- An anthropologist among the soldiers: notes from the field / Marcus B. Griffin -- Indirect rule and embedded anthropology: practical, theoretical and ethical concerns / Robert J. González -- Soft power, hard power, and the anthropological 'leveraging" of cultural "assets": Distilling the politics and ethics of anthropological counterinsurgency / David H. Price -- Yes, both, absolutely: a personal and professional commentary on anthropological engagement with military and intelligence organizations / Kerry Fosher -- The cultural turn in the war on terror / Hugh Gusterson -- Cultural sensitivity in a military occupation: the U.S. military in Iraq / Rochelle Davis, with Dahlia El Zein and Dena Takruri -- The "bad" kill: a short case study in American counterinsurgency / Jeffrey Bennett -- The destruction of conscience and the winter soldier / Kevin Caffrey -- No better friend, no worse enemy: history, memory, and the conscience of a marine / Christopher T. Nelson

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